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Disease Remains Focus of Global Pork Markets By: 05/06/2014 @ 9:55am

Pork shortages will be a key concern in many countries in the coming months. According to the Rabobank Food & Agribusiness (FAR) Research and Advisory group Pork…

PEDv Timeline: The Hog Industry's Toughest Battle By: 04/18/2014 @ 11:46am

Hit by an epidemic that killed millions of hogs in the U.S., PEDv turned the hog industry on end. Take a look back at…

Stepping Up Biosecurity on PEDV By: 04/08/2014 @ 9:26am

The fight against the porcine epidemic disease virus (PEDV) continues to be a strong one. Missouri’s 96 cases compare…

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Zoetis Unveils HOGISTICS By: 05/08/2014 @ 11:37am

Zoetis has released a new tool, HOGISTICS, to help pork producers more accurately predict optimal market weight and weight distribution. The tool helps producers make more accurate marketing decisions by using…

Optimistic Outlook Despite PEDv By: 03/24/2014 @ 4:05pm

Since last spring, PEDv has wiped out an estimated 5 million pigs in 27 states. Despite the devastation of the disease, the hog industry outlook is still optimistic for four reasons: A cure is in sight, there…

9 tips to block PEDv By: 01/15/2014 @ 10:02am

Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) is back in full swing. Reports show that as of December 1, 2013, there were 1,512 cases of PEDv in 20 states. “The disconcerting news is that this is an increase…

Manure spill prompts lawsuit By: 11/25/2013 @ 11:26am

A manure spill on an Iowa farm operated by Carlyle, Illinois-based The Maschhoffs, has the company facing legal action.A manure spill at a sow facility in southeastern Iowa earlier this month saw manure make…

PEDV Outbreaks Could Push Hog Futures Higher: Agriculture Blog By: 11/04/2013 @ 11:00pm

As the hog industry watches the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV), uncertainty still exists on how it will affect hog prices.  Cash hog prices are down from a week ago, however hog futures have risen…

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